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Frequency and Depth

Meet the man building his own sound diffuser panels for better listening

In Thu Duc District in Ho Chi Minh City, accountant Pham Khac Tuong is turning discarded wood into one-of-a-kind, handmade sound diffuser panels worth thousands of dollars. Used by […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Features, Music|0 Comments
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In Harmony

Building cross-nationality bonds through music and singing

Born out of desire to deliver a platform that enabled Vietnamese locals and foreign expats to create music together, the International Choir and Orchestra of Ho Chi Minh City (ICOHCMC, icohcmc.com) was established in […]

By |January 22nd, 2019|Features, Music|0 Comments
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An Everyday Day

A solo exhibition of new work by Hanoi based artist Nguyen Quang Huy
Considered one of Vietnam’s pioneering artists following the Doi Moi reforms initiated in 1986 (a period of economic liberalization marked by increased artistic experimentation), Quang Huy will be […]

By |January 15th, 2019|Art|0 Comments
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Sounds of the Wild

A showcase of live alternative music by artists for artists
Locally trapped wildlife started with the idea that Ho Chi Minh City has always had a vibrant metal scene, a vibrant hip-hop scene; it’s always had a coming-up experimental scene, and […]

By |January 11th, 2019|Features, Music|0 Comments
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Instability

A solo exhibition of paintings by Hue based artist Truong The Linh
Young Vietnamese fine artist Truong The Linh deals with contemporary figurative painting in his first solo gallery exhibition which he has entitled Instability. Linh’s paintings arguably focus just as […]

By |January 9th, 2019|Art|0 Comments
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Turning The Tables

Homegrown Vietnamese DJs are stepping up to the international stage thanks to a DJ contest called Mix Us Happy

Six months ago, 20-year- old Duc Hoang started learning how to DJ for the first time as a hobby, a nice change of pace from his work […]

By |January 8th, 2019|Features, Music|0 Comments
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Street Art

On creating an artists’ community in Hoi An
The fate of Hoi An’s craftsmen and artists has long waxed and waned with the prosperity of the town itself. Starting in the 15th century, artists from all over the country moved to […]

By |January 6th, 2019|Art, Destination, Travel|0 Comments
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TNX for Listening

With a little bit of Trap and a little bit of R&B, German-Vietnamese singer Linh TNX will enter the New Year with a bang and a beat
When she walks into a room, Linh TNX is nearly impossible to miss. Laughing […]

By |January 2nd, 2019|Features, Music|0 Comments
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Survival

A solo exhibition of paintings by Hanoi-based artist Nguyen Minh Nam

With his latest collection Survival, Nguyen Minh Nam continues to explore and develop his unique esthetic as he delves deeper into his particular fascinations, which include the female form, traditional […]

By |December 28th, 2018|Art, Arts|0 Comments
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Kiki and Coco

Hanoi-based painter expresses love, sadness and passion through his more than 300 dog paintings

How did you become an artist? Where did you study? Are you self-taught?

Before I became a dog-painting artist and before I can express my art on […]

By |December 26th, 2018|Art, Arts|0 Comments